Dubai Government says Jebel Ali fire under control

DUBAI, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Dubai's civil defence services have brought under control a fire that broke out at an oil waste disposal unit in the Jebel Ali industrial area on Monday, the government media office said on Twitter.

The government earlier reported that there were no casualties and the fire took place far from the factories and other facilities in the area.

Reporting by Aziz El Yaakoubi and Shakeel Ahmad Editing by David Goodman

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